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Hero Initiative and Dark Horse Comics Unveil ‘The HELLBOY 100’

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Hero Initiative and Dark Horse Comics Unveil ‘The HELLBOY 100’

The Hero Initiative, the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need, unveiled its latest project today: The HELLBOY 100, in collaboration with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and Dark Horse Comics. To create the HELLBOY 100, Dark Horse Comics printed 100+ blank covers of the landmark first issue of Hellboy & the BPRD: 1952, written by Mignola and John Arcudi and featuring the art of Alex Maleev with colors by Dave Stewart.

The Hero Initiative then commissioned internationally renowned comic book artists to do an original drawing on each cover, including Gabriel Bá, John Cassaday, Fábio Moon, Eric Powell, Bill Sienkiewicz and Mignola himself. The originals will be auctioned off via eBay.com at the rate of approximately 10 per week for 10 weeks. Both hardcover and softcover editions of a book collecting all the covers will published by Dark Horse Comics in September, 2015.

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Preview – Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse: The First Few Pints

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Preview – Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse: The First Few Pints

Been curious about this whole Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse thing? Been a fan of Ben Templesmith’s art? Been following him on Gotham by Midnight? Been wanting to jump into a very strange world of worm-animated corpses, clockwork companions, bad-ass bodyguard women and sentient tattoos? Well, you’re in luck. IDW has just released Wormwood, Gentleman Corpse: The First Few Pints.

This oversized hardcover collects Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse #0-7, Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse One-Shot, Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse: Calamari Rising #1-4, and Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse: Last Call, as well as some special Art of Wormwood features. I have now typed the word “Wormwood” so many times it has ceased to have meaning. But I’ll still be paying real dollars for this book. Please see below for preview images from Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse: The First Few Pints.

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Comics Issues #199 – The One Before 200

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Comics Issues #199 – The One Before 200

HAVE YOU SEEN THAT STAR WARS EPISODE VII TEASER!! Yeah, you probably have, but here it is again *Lightsaber Noise*.  This week Anthony and Elizabeth have full on nerdgasms over the just released teaser and all of its tri-saber, rollie droid, X-Wing water skimming goodness!!  The future is looking bright for a galaxy far far away!  Too bad for dinosaur theme parks aren’t having as good of a time.  The Jurassic World trailer also sent ripples through the glass of water that is this podcast.

We also read some comics…

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